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Test: HTML button[type="button" aria-disabled="true" aria-haspopup="true"]

Screen Reader support level: partial (9/10)

Voice Control support level: not applicable

This test ensures that the disabled state is communicated to screen readers. The button should be focusable.

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Test HTML

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
    <title>HTML button[type="button"] element with an aria-disabled="true" attribute</title>
</head>
<body>
<p>Use the screen reader to announce the target element.</p>

<button id="target" aria-disabled="true" aria-haspopup="true">target</button>
</body>
</html>

Dates and Versions of tested combinations

ATAT VersionBrowserBrowser versionOS versionDate tested
JAWS2019.1909.28Google Chrome7719032019-09-27
JAWS2018.1808.10Internet Explorer11.13418092018-12-03
JAWS2018.1808.10Firefox (desktop)6318092018-12-03
Narrator1809Microsoft Edge44.1776318092018-12-03
NVDA2019.2Google Chrome7719032019-09-27
NVDA2018.3.2Firefox (desktop)63.0.118092018-12-03
Orca3.31.4Firefox (desktop)69Ubuntu 19.042019-09-16
TalkBack7.3.0Google Chrome (android)757.02019-07-27
VoiceOver for iOS12.1Safari (iOS)12.112.12018-12-03
VoiceOver for macOS10.14.1Safari (macOS)12.0.110.14.12018-12-03

Summary of Screen Reader support by expectation

ExpectationJAWSNarratorNVDAOrcaTalkBackVoiceOver for iOSVoiceOver for macOS
aria-disabled attribute
MUST convey the "true" valuesupportedsupportedsupportedsupportedsupportednonesupported

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Summary of Voice Control support by expectation

ExpectationDragon Naturally SpeakingVoice Access for AndroidVoice Control for iOSVoice Control for MacOS
Not applicable

* means that some support is hidden behind settings

Detailed support results by expectation

Expectation for the aria-disabled attribute: convey the "true" value

Strength of these expectations for different types of assistive technologies:

  • Screen Readers: MUST
  • Voice Control: NA

Grading method: Just one of the listed commands must pass for the expectation to pass.

This expectation is from the aria-disabled attribute feature.

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
JAWSGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: target button menu unavailable menu
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: target button menu unavailable menu
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JAWSInternet Exploreryes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: target button menu unavailable
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: target button menu unavailable
Notes: haspopup property not announced.
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JAWSFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: target button menu unavailable
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: target button menu unavailable
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NarratorMicrosoft Edgeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: target button disabled
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Down arrow (Read next item (scan mode))
    • Output: button, disabled, target
Notes: haspopup property not announced.
More information
NVDAGoogle Chromeyes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: target menu button unavailable submenu
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: menu button unavailable submenu target
More information
NVDAFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: target menu button unavailable submenu
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: menu button unavailable submenu target
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OrcaFirefox (desktop)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: "target, push button, grayed"
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: down arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: "target, push button, grayed"
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TalkBackGoogle Chrome (android)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Swipe right (Read next item)
    • Output: target, pop up button, disabled
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Voice Access for AndroidGoogle Chrome (android)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for iOSSafari (iOS)not applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSSafari (macOS)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSSafari (iOS)none
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe down (Next item (as set by the rotor))
    • Output: target, shows popup
  • Result: (fail)
    • command: Swipe down (Next item (as set by the rotor))
    • Output: target, shows popup
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VoiceOver for macOSSafari (macOS)yes
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: Tab (Read next focusable item)
    • Output: target, dimmed, popup button
  • Result: (pass)
    • command: VO + Right arrow (Read next item)
    • Output: target, dimmed, popup button
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Extended Support for: aria-disabled attribute: convey the "true" value

These are less common combinations

ATBrowserHas SupportOutputAction
Dragon Naturally SpeakingInternet Explorernot applicable-More information
Dragon Naturally SpeakingFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
JAWSMicrosoft Edgeunknown-More information
NarratorFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
NarratorGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
NarratorInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDAInternet Explorerunknown-More information
NVDAMicrosoft Edgeunknown-More information
TalkBackFirefox (Android)unknown-More information
Voice Access for AndroidFirefox (Android)not applicable-More information
VoiceOver for iOSGoogle Chrome (ios)unknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
VoiceOver for macOSFirefox (desktop)unknown-More information
OrcaGoogle Chromeunknown-More information
Voice Control for MacOSGoogle Chromenot applicable-More information
Voice Control for MacOSFirefox (desktop)not applicable-More information
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History

  • 2018-12-03 Test created
  • 2018-12-03 support updated
  • 2019-07-27 Talkback results added
  • 2019-09-16 add orca results
  • 2019-09-27 add missing chrome results